10 days in Senegal Itinerary

10 days in Senegal Itinerary

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10 days in Senegal Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly + Drive:  18​h 15​min
1
Saly
— 1 night
Drive + bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Dakar
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Saint-Louis
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Athens

1
night
Saly

Saly ©
On the 23rd (Mon), look for gifts at Village Artisanal de Saly, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagune de la Somone, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grande Mosquee Gandigal-Est. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique, stroll through Reserve De Bandia, and then kick back and relax at Plage Popenguine.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Saly trip planner .

Athens, Greece to Saly is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Saly is minus 2 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Athens in December; daily highs in Saly reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dakar.

Things to do in Saly

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Mbour, Plage Popenguine, Lagune de la Somone, L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique
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Lagune de la Somone ©
Lagune de la Somone
Reserve De Bandia ©
Reserve De Bandia
Village Artisanal de Saly ©
Village Artisanal de Saly

5
nights
Dakar

Dakar ©
Situated on the western edge of mainland Africa, the crowded and dynamic city of Dakar offers visitors booming shopping, dining, and entertainment scenes.
Venture out of the city with trips to Joal Fadiout (in Joal Fadiouth) and Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee (in Goree Island). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at La Maison des Esclaves, find something for the whole family at Accrobaobab Adventure, pause for some photo ops at Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine, and explore the world behind art at IFAN Museum (African Arts Museum).

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Dakar day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and bus from Saly to Dakar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Dakar can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Saint-Louis.

Things to do in Dakar

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Joal Fadiout, Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee
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La Maison des Esclaves ©
La Maison des Esclaves
Lago Rosa ©
Lago Rosa

2
nights
Saint-Louis

Saint-Louis ©
West Africa's first French settlement, World Heritage-listed Saint-Louis (or Ndar in Wolof) shows off its colonial architectural style with an ambience of tranquility and historical charm.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Gandiol, see the interesting displays at Le Camee, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, and finally look for gifts at Rama diaw.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Louis route builder site .

Traveling by car from Dakar to Saint-Louis takes 3.5 hours. While traveling from Dakar, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Saint-Louis, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Louis

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary ©
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

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